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Job ID :
93641
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Entry Level Professional
Job Category :
Finance & Economics
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.


Job Description

The Data Integrity Group (DIG Team) is responsible for the management and oversight of procedures and controls that are designed to ensure that critical Investment Data is accurate and consistent across systems.  There are multiple processes that the DIG team owns that are designed to help them achieve this goal.  The Eagle Security Reference Master (SRM) tool is designed to establish and maintain a Golden Copy of Allstate Investment Security Master detail.  By proactively validating data before it is propagated to downstream applications, the DIG team ensures consistency and validity to data across Investment Department applications.  The DIG team is also responsible for the management of detective control applications, like the Data Validation and Control (DVC) applications.  This tool permits the DIG team to canvas investment accounting and warehouse data for consistency and integrity prior to its use in financial reporting.  The DIG team also employs a number of one-off tools and reports to ensure that Credit Rating, Pricing, Trade, and Cash Settlement data, among others, is represented accurately across our many Investment applications.

 

DIG Team Support Analysts are expected to execute processes and procedures per the team’s operational support documentation and identify when practice deviates from the documented process.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Resolve data exceptions within specified guidelines when possible, and prompt escalation when needed
  • Resolve daily exceptions in Security Reference Master (SRM)
  • Security master set-up/review of various investments such as bonds, equities, and bank loans
  • Perform preliminary root cause analysis and make recommendations for procedure and control modifications to increase accuracy and efficiency
  • Work on other projects related to the DIG processes.
  • Participate in team projects, assignments and team responsibilities such as continual process improvement, strengthening of controls, peer analysis and team education sessions.

Communication

  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Provide status to Supervisor 
  • Ability to work with all areas of Operations and Finance to resolve data anomalies and research issues
  • Participate in cross-team knowledge and awareness
  • Perform Other Duties as Assigned

 

Job Qualifications

  • 0 to 2 Years of Systems, Data Structures, and Modeling, emphasis on Investments is strongly preferred
  • Moderate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook, and Word
  • 0 to 2 Years of Data mining, Oracle SQL, or other OLAP Tools
  • Accounting/Finance Degree Preferred
  • Solid problem solving and decision making skills in addition to strong time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Good oral and written communication skills to all levels of staff and management
  • Good analytical and issue resolution skills
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrate initiative and a high degree of self-motivation
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work assignments


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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